All posts in Citrus

What is a Navel Orange?

By: | Comments Off on What is a Navel Orange? | On: November 28, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Fruit Facts

Oranges have become part of our culinary heritage for generations. They are the star of many desserts, cookies, sauces, and are famous as a fresh fruit in their own right. From fresh orange slices that we eat out of hand, to jams that we spread on toast, to the thirst... more

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What’s the difference between Honeybells and Navel Oranges

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Honeybells and Navel Oranges | On: November 12, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Honeybells, Navel Oranges

Oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the country. You can easily find them in many households and grocery stores. While most citrus fruits are in season during summer, some varieties are only available around winter. Navel oranges and honeybells overlap somewhat so here are some fun facts... more

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How to Ripen Grapefruit?

By: | Comments Off on How to Ripen Grapefruit? | On: November 5, 2018 | Category: Fruit Facts, Grapefruits

Red grapefruit is an amazing natural phenomenon which gave a boost to the citrus industry in Texas. People who failed to buy many of the white grapefruit parents of the sweet grapefruit cultivars are now flocking the markets to buy the sweet and juicy ruby red grapefruit. Grapefruit Varieties There... more

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Which Grapefruit is sweeter?

By: | Comments Off on Which Grapefruit is sweeter? | On: October 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits

Because of its tart, tangy, and underlying sweet flavor and juicy goodness that rivals even that of the most popular citrus fruits on the market, grapefruit is considered a tasty breakfast treat that anyone can enjoy. It sits upon a prestigious spot in the world of citrus today, however that... more

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What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What is the difference between Navel Oranges and Cara Cara Oranges? | On: September 4, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Florida Oranges, Navel Oranges

Winter may be white and freezing but that does not mean that life will be colorless. Actually, you will find certain oranges in season in winter, like the sweet Navel orange and the pink-fleshed Cara Cara orange. These two sweet oranges look pretty much the same from the outside but... more

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Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure?

By: | Comments Off on Does ruby red grapefruit lower blood pressure? | On: July 13, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Grapefruits

The plump, juicy and sweet-tart flavored giant citrus fruit misnamed grapefruit is an amazingly refreshing and energizing fruit you should have for breakfast to keep you going all day long. The good news is, it is not only tasty and rejuvenating, it is also terrifically healthy.  What is even better... more

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What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges?

By: | Comments Off on What’s the difference between Navel Oranges and Valencia Oranges? | On: July 9, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Navel Oranges, Valencia Oranges

Oranges are one of nature’s wonders; they are naturally tasty, refreshingly flavorful and utterly healthy. However, although all oranges are great and have numerous benefits, all orange varieties are not created equal. Some orange varieties are sweeter while some are more tart. Some oranges are small and some are big,... more

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When are Valencia’s in Season?

By: | Comments Off on When are Valencia’s in Season? | On: May 22, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions, Valencia Oranges

Beat the heat this summer with Valencia oranges! Valencias are summer season oranges that are typically available from March thru September and are the perfect orange for juicing because of their full, balanced and bursting sweet-tart flavor, succulent flesh and bright-colored pulps and juice.  The bold and refreshing zest makes... more

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Is Citrus High in Calories?

By: | Comments Off on Is Citrus High in Calories? | On: May 1, 2018 | Category: Citrus, Fruit Facts

Citrus fruits are everyone’s favorite because they are juicy, tasty, and sweet with a little bit of tang giving them the perfect flavor. On top of this they are packed with fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that help ward of diseases, boost the immune system and improve our... more

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January is National Citrus Month

By: | Comments Off on January is National Citrus Month | On: December 27, 2017 | Category: Citrus, Farm Fresh Fruit Gifts, Fruit Facts, Growing Regions

January—the first full month of winter—brings cold temperatures and, with its winter chill, the peak season for citrus. Grown best in colder weather, citrus hits its prime now, making January the perfect time for National Citrus Month. Lemons, oranges, limes, grapefruit, tangerines and pomelos are just a few of the... more

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